The Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) joined the State Franchise Tax Board, CalEITC4Me, and United Ways of California in hosting a stakeholder event to promote awareness of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). As part of this event, California Budget & Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst Alissa Anderson presented on the importance of the CalEITC and the federal EITC.
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